23 Students are headed to state FCCLA
Posted on 02/05/2020
Dillard and Guerro are representing JISD as Region 5 Officers

Jarrell ISD announced that 23 students are headed to the state Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) competition in Dallas, April 2-4.

“We are so excited to send this many kids to the state FCCLA national leadership conference in April,” Carissa Adkins, FCCLA advisor, said. “For many of these students, this was their first year to compete. We are so proud of the time and effort they put into creating these projects. Most of these students have been working on these projects and presentations since September.”

Jarrell FCCLA competitive event results:

  • Christiana Escamilla, Miriam Ramirez and Nathaniel Salazar, first place and $3,500 scholarship (per person), Food Innovations
  • Melanie Kancheff and Ariana Hernandes, second place, Entrepreneurship
  • Tucker Adkins, second place, Sports Nutrition
  • Nathan Setser, third place, Career Investigation
  • Sade Padilla and Anthony Alvarado, fourth place, Professional Presentation
  • Gabby Dunnam, Jenna Dozier and Josie Hibler, fifth place, Professional Presentation

Jarrell FCCLA blue competitive event results:

  • Garrett Ivicic, first place and $3,000 scholarship, Serving Up Success
  • Jen Medina, first place, Leadership
  • Heidy Gallegos, first place, Say Yes to FCS Education
  • Isela Ramirez and Jonathan Luna, third place, Sustainability Challenge
  • Bella Carlisle, fifth place, Chapter in Review Display
  • Jose Zavala, Gabriel Macedo and Enrique Contreras, fifth place, Hospitality Tourism and Recreation 

JISD also has two students representing Jarrell FCCLA as Region 5 Officers for the 2020-21 school year: TiAura Dillard will serve in the office Vice President of Finance and Brenda Guerro will serve in the office of Vice President of Records. This honor allows them the opportunity to participate in FCCLA outside of their local chapter, collaborating with other regional officers to plan activities at the local and regional level.

The advisors for the Jarrell High School FCCLA program are Carissa Adkins, Angela Dismukes and Kaila Coolidge.

“If you would like to see their projects up close and visit with these amazing students, we are hosting a STAR Event preview at Jarrell High School on Thursday, March 26 from 4:45 - 6:30 pm. This is an opportunity for them to showcase all their hard work,” Adkins said.

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